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Fri, Jun 5 9:30am · Small intestine bacterial overgrowth in Digestive Health

How many packets per day?

Thu, May 28 9:02am · Hiatal Hernia. What helps? in Digestive Health

Anyone had to have hiatal hernia surgery because so much gas produced by hernia?

Wed, Feb 5 10:33am · Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) in Digestive Health

I agree. Our systems are complicated. My fingers are crossed.

Wed, Feb 5 10:33am · Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) in Digestive Health

Update: picked up script for Rifaxam ($700 for 30 pills 200mg). Decided to read a bit more before starting the antibiotic. On Atrantil website read that one should not take probiotics while trying to treat SIBO. My ileocecal valve was removed during a sm bowel resection in '99. Started having belching in 2015. Reflecting on my past medical history it was about that time I started probiotics that I started having belching problems. I started (dr recommend) more serious probiotics and belching got worse. Doctor after doctor and suggestion after suggestion e.g. – remove gall bladder, stop cpap use, repair hiatal hernia, and on and on… The site (Atrantil) said taking probiotics was like adding fire to fire. So I delayed the antibiotic treatment and stopped all probiotics. Within 2 days my insane belching was diminished by over 50 % and at this point close to 75 %. I have the Rifaxam on standby but right now I am feeling better than I have in years!..

Wed, Feb 5 10:31am · Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) in Digestive Health

Started taking Nexium, zantac, antacids, etc when belching started. When SIBO diagnosed, should you continue these products or eliminate as they should cut down on digestive acid which helps eliminate bacteria?

Mon, Feb 3 8:10pm · Xifaxan in Digestive Health